15 Days Chomolhari Trek

Days 1

Arrive Paro and transfer to Kichu resort. Briefing and dinner.

Days 2

Start Trek: Trek to Shana (2580m 5 to 6 hrs). Drive to Drukgyal Dzong, at the end of the valley from where the trek begins. The path goes upstream of the Paro River, through the villages, gradually ascending to 2580 meters at Shana.

Days 3

Shana - Soi Thangthangkha (3750m 7 to 8 hrs ).The trail again follows the Paro river , ascending and descending through pine, oak, spruce forests. Lunch will be served after crossing the bridge. After lunch still follow , climbing up through rhododendron forests and cross the bridge again. The camp is at an altitude of 3750 meters.

Days 4

Soi Thangthangkha - Jangothang(Chomolhari base camp 4040 mts 5 to 6 hrs). Climb slowly for a while till you reach the army camp. Then follow the river above tree line with stunning views of the surrounding peaks. A short walk in the valley will reach you to the camp at Jangothang. The view of Mt. Chomolhari and Jichu Drake is Superb.

Days 5

Trek upto Tshophu , Chomolhari base camp, o/n in Jichu Drake.

Days 6

Jangothang - Lingshi (4150m 5 to 6 hrs). The trail follows the stream for half an hour and crosses the bridge to the right side. Start the climb upto the ridge, enjoying the breathtaking view of Chomolhari, Jichu Drake and Tsarim Khang.Then walk towards the valley, almost flat for a while, until the climb to Nyele pass at an altitude of 4700 meters. After the passits a gradual descent to the Lingshi camp with a panoramic view of the peaks and Lingshi Dzong.

Days 7

Lingshi Halt- Excursion to Tshokha (Lake) i.e. Base camp of Jichu Drake.

Days 8

Lingshi - Shodu (3750 m 9 to 10 hrs). The path follows the stream up towards the valley opposite the Dzong, gradually ascending through the valley for 4 hours until the stiff climb to the Nylela pass (4800 meters), the highest point on this trek. After the pass it is a long and gradual descent to the Shodu camp, at an altitude of 3750 meters.

Days 9

Shodu to Dolamkencho.(3600 m 5 to 6 hrs). The road descends through alpine forest and we once again join the Thimphu river for a while. After lunch climb upto Dolamkencho camp at an altitude of 3600 meters.

Days 10

Dolamkencho - Dodena - Thimphu. The path descends through bamboo forests all the way to Dolamkencho, finally joining the Thimphu river again. Arrive at Dodena where you will be picked up by the coach and driven to Thimphu. Check into Hotel River View, wash and rest for a while before you go out for shopping in Thimphu town.

Days 11

S/s tour in Thimphu and o/n in Hotel River view.

Days 12

Drive to Punakha via Docu La Pass and s/seeing of Punakha Dzong and town. Over night in Kichu Wangdi Resort (Wangdi phodrang).

Days 13

Excursion to Gangtay village and evening back to Kichu Wangdi Resort.

Days 14

Drive to Paro and after lunch s/seeing of Ta Dzong (National museum) and town. O/n in Kichu Resort.

Days 15

Transfer to Paro airport for final Departure PBH-KTM.

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